Judy Sima

Travel around the world and back again!

Award winning Michigan storyteller, author, and teaching artist, Judy Sima has been delighting audiences since 1987. Judy’s warm, engaging performances combine folk, traditional and modern tales, with humor, song and loads of audience participation. Well known for her highly interactive and practical workshops, Judy has been featured at educational, library, and storytelling conferences across the nation. With over 20 years experience coaching students and adults, she has helped many others become storytellers.

“Judy Sima is considered the Pied Piper of storytelling in the Metropolitan Detroit area. More than any other single storyteller, Judy has helped to foster and cultivate the next generation of storytellers. Judy's love of story is infectious and she has willingly shared her talents, her resources and her enthusiasm throughout the North Central region and beyond."
National Storytelling Network
North Central Service and Leadership Oracle Award recipient


Judy shares the story of her mother, Elsa Mosbach.

Teacher Praises Judy's Let "Kids Tell" Workshop

MIStory calendar of events

Click for Storytelling Events in Michigan

or subscribe to receive MIStory,
a monthly email of storytelling events
around the state of Michigan